Jamaica is known as the place where reggae was born, but it’s also the land where you can experience the unique beauty of the colorful African vibe and explore treasure troves of natural jewels. Mineral springs, rivers, beautiful rainforests, coral reefs, but also cascades, turquoise waters, emerald mountain and sandy beaches are all part of Jamaica‘s enviable assets.
Because of that, those who love nature are going to have a lot of things to do when they come here, including admiring the colorful coral reefs from the seafloor, horseback riding and hiking. Therefore, if you’re planning a trip here, then make sure to check out some of the following places if you want to make the most of your time in Jamaica.
Turquoise waters and sandy beaches are two of the main things you’re going to experience when arriving at Negril Beach. Hidden behind groves of coconut palms, plenty of restaurants and resorts can be found here, so you can rest assured that your stay here is going to be really convenient. If you’re a snorkeler, you’ll be surprised to see schools of fish swimming in crystal clear waters, but if you’re into the more extreme water sports, then the waves here won’t disappoint you.
Doctor’s Cave Beach (Montego Bay)
You cannot say you’ve been to Jamaica if you haven’t done some beach hopping. With its aquamarine, calm water and chalky white sands, the Doctor’s Cave in Montego Bay is by far one of the most popular places that tourists visit when coming to Jamaica. The beach stretches over 5 miles and includes amenities such as a beach bar and changing rooms. If you’re traveling with your family, this is the perfect place to visit and in fact, it’s one of the best family friendly destinations in the country.
Bob Marley Museum (Kingston)
Detailing the achievements and the life of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley and housed in the artist’s own recording studio and home, the museum is probably the most visited tourist attraction in the country. The tour is approximately one hour long and it provides insights into the artist’s incredible life and ends with a short video about his last days. If you’re a fan of Bob Marley or reggae music, then visiting this place is a must.
Mystic Mountain (Ocho Rios)
For adventure seekers, there’s no better place to visit than the Mystic Mountain. Hop on a chairlift and see how this incredible place looks from dozens of feet above the ground, but don’t forget to look towards the horizon and see breathtaking views of the Caribbean coastline and the Ocho Rios. Once you’re at the top of the mountain, you can hop on the Bobsled to take an adrenaline pumping ride down the mountain. Or you can choose to traverse through the forest on a zip line and take things to a whole new level of excitement that you’re surely going to love.
Jamaica is a spectacular place where you can go on the adventure of your life, but also relax on the beach and enjoy the many water activities that come along with it. Whether you decide to travel here alone or in a group, there’s plenty of things to do and places to see in order to keep you busy and help you create many beautiful memories.